An increase in the number of troops co-operating has sent a clear message about the Alliance’s resolve, says defence secretary.

Chancellor of the Exchequer and First Secretary of State George Osborne is standing in for Prime Minister David Cameron to take Prime Minister’s Questions for the first time.

The east London borough of Tower Hamlets has elected Labour’s John Biggs as mayor, only a few weeks after Lutfur Rahman was ejected from office by an electoral court judge.

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are launching seven new projects to help the careers of low paid workers in the retail and hospitality sectors.

Three multi-million pound deals to provide 1,000 new homes specifically for private rent in London have been announced by Housing Minister Brandon Lewis at the London Real Estate Forum on 10 June 2015.

An open letter to the Prime Minister David Cameron urges government to tackle climate change and build a low-carbon economy.

Communities Secretary Greg Clark has told council leaders in London that he wants to see ambitious proposals for further devolution in the capital, the Local Government Chronicle reports.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has warned that services supporting teenagers not in employment, education or training (NEET) will be at risk by 2020 if funding cuts continue without reform.

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) confirmed on 4 June that a breach in security may have put up to four million current and former US government employees’ information at risk.

In a keynote speech in Leeds, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin pledged to end the economic gap between the north and south through billions of pounds of investment in high speed transport links.

Moving powers out of Whitehall to allow towns, cities and counties decision making power has taken a substantial step change following the official publication of the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill.

A report from the London boroughs of Camden, Haringey and Islington has warned that plans to introduce legislation to support home ownership and give housing association tenants the chance to own their own home could have a ‘destructive’ impact on local authorities.


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